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Brace for Impact: The Rise in Trusts & Estate Claims Against Attorneys

It is no secret that malpractice claims against attorneys have been rising on a national level since the American Bar Association (ABA) began compiling statistics, with allegations of wrongdoing in plaintiff’s personal injury and real estate matters being the most common. However, trusts and estates claims have also been steadily... Read more →

PA Court Holds Legal Malpractice Claimant to Shorter Negligence SOL, Not Longer Breach of Contract SOL

Attorneys have a duty to exercise reasonable care and to make sure that clients receive zealous representation. Increasingly though, client are unsatisfied with services received, or results obtained. Legal malpractice claims stem from being retained by a client, who is SO unhappy with the results, or believes something went so... Read more →

Four Ways Lawyers Can Provide the Best Customer Service Possible

The legal industry is changing, and lawyers are continually searching for better and more efficient ways to provide legal services. Here are four ways that today’s lawyers can up their customer service game: Walk in Your Clients’ Shoes The Golden Rule of customer service goes something like this: treat your... Read more →

Sue 'Em... What Have You Got To Lose?

The average income in the US for 2017 was roughly $73,0001. The average personal injury claim in the United States settles for $53,0002 (unsurprisingly, this number increases considerably when plaintiffs retain an attorney, and file a lawsuit). When compared to the annual household income, the income-tax-free nature of monetary recovery... Read more →

Cyber Liability - It is Time for Law Firms to Get Serious about Personal Health Information

In September of 2013, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule became effective. The purpose of the Omnibus Rule was to strengthen the privacy and security of patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), by among other things, expanding the HIPAA privacy and security obligations of healthcare organizations to business associates of healthcare organizations. Business... Read more →